Characteristics Kothi Mean/%
(n=275)
Panthi Mean/%
(n=40)
Double-decker Mean/%
(n=168)
p-value Total Mean/%
(n=483)
Age: 25 years and above 61.5 (169) 42.5 (17) 54.2 (91) 0.045 57.4 (277)
Mean age (SD) in years 27.3 (5.7) 24.2 (4.2) 26.6 (6.4) 0.009 26.8 (5.9)
Literates 73.8 (203) 92.5 (37) 87.5 (147) <0.001 80.1 (387)
10 or more years of education 63.1 (128) 70.3 (26) 67.4 (99) 0.569 65.4 (253)
Sex work as main source of income 26.9 (74) 0.0 (0) 10.7 (18) NR* 19.1 (92)
Currently married 29.1 (80) 22.5 (9) 34.5 (58) 0.253 30.4 (147)
Living with sexual partner 38.9 (107) 22.5 (9) 44.1 (74) 0.042 39.3 (190)
Prior exposure to HIV prevention interventions** 93.5 (257) 85.0 (34) 95.2 (160) 0.065 93.4 (451)
* NR - p-value not reported because of insufficient cell size (n<2); ** visited clinic in past and/or received free condoms from peer/outreach workers
Table 1: Socio-demographic characteristics of HR-MSM in study by sexual-identity, 2008-9
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